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Walmart and Vlasic Pickles. What Happened Here?

This Story comes from about 10 years ago and still bugs me to this day. You may have heard about this in the news. Comments welcome.



The Wal-Mart You Don't Know

The giant retailer's low prices often come with a high cost. Wal-Mart's relentless pressure can crush the companies it does business with and force them to send jobs overseas. Are we shopping our way straight to the unemployment line?

A gallon-sized jar of whole pickles is something to behold. The jar is the size of a small aquarium. The fat green pickles, floating in swampy juice, look reptilian, their shapes exaggerated by the glass. It weighs 12 pounds, too big to carry with one hand. The gallon jar of pickles is a display of abundance and excess; it is entrancing, and also
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Added: Jul-19-2012 Occurred On: Jul-19-2012
By: stirgy
Tags: Walmart, pickles, supply, demand, vlasic, gallon, jar
Location: Bentonville, Arkansas, United States (load item map)
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